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in afghanistan. >>> also happening now, senator john kerry appears before the commission to be next secretary of state. he received bipartisan support for the committee. both secretary of state clinton and senator john mccain praised kerry. he is expected to be confirmed by the full senate. >>> new at 11:00, senator dianne feinstein banning a bill on semi assault rifles and ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthened her 1994 ban by banning the sale and manufacturing of 150 guns, including rifles and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. the measure would not cover weapons people already own as well as hunting and sport and antique and disabled weapons. the senator says the goal is to quote, dry up the supply of the weapons over time. >> together, we are introducing legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. >> feinstein got in involved in gun control when supervisor harvey milk was killed by former superior dan white. >>> and back in california, job creation and budget concerns. that is what jerry brown spoke abou
of state nominee john kerry. >> and we will look forward to interrogating him at his hearing next week, mercilessly. we will bring back for the only time water boarding to get the truth out of him. >>> less than a month after a drunk driving accident that killed a teammate, dallas cowboys nose tackle jay ratliff was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after his pickup truck sideswiped a tractor trailer truck. >>> and a company is interested in getting what they can out of asteroids. deep space industries say they hope to mine asteroids from metals and other valuable resource by 2020. really? >>> according to a new study, alcohol may help you fall asleep at least for an overall restless night. researchers find regardless of how much you drink, drinking can increase tiredness by interrupting the later stages of sleep. >> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil ph balanced wash. >>> time for a look at wall street, the dow opens 13,712 after climbing 62 points yesterday. s&p and nasdaq saw gains. the nikkei shot down 222 while the hang seng fell 23. to w
questions about the attack still remain unanswered. tomorrow senate john kerry faces a hearing on his nomination to replace secretary of state hillary clinton. he chairs the senate foreign relations committee but did not participate today. in washington, i'm danielle lee, nbc news. >>> also on capitol hill, a developing story happening within just the last hour. the house of representatives voting yes on a proposal to delay a potential u.s. debt crisis for at least three months borrowing enough money through may 18th. once it's approved by the senate, which will likely happen very soon, it will allow the government to borrow enough cash to meet three months' worth of debt obligations. the proposal also includes a measure that would withhold pay for house or senate members if they fail to pass a budget plan. the senate has not passed a budget since 2008. critics say the proposal is just meant to pressure the senate and only delays a potential debt disaster. >>> we're following a developing story out of san francisco where the bomb squad has been called to an area not too far from at&t
: clinton returns for one last time tomorrow to introduce john kerry at his confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of state. a much happier occasion. today was so ferocious at times that one republican senator on the committee later accused clinton of faking her emotion. a sign that her critics may try to make benghazi an issue if clinton does decide to run for president, brian. >> what a day it was on capitol hill. andrea mitchell starting us off from washington. andrea, thanks. >>> all of this brings us to our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, in the studio. at one point the secretary just kind of waved her hand today to indicate the whole region of the middle east as something we should have our eyes on. as you know, all too well, it's a tinder box. what do you have your eyes on right now? >> in regards to this testimony, i think she was highlighting the problems in north africa. and it really goes down to weapons. when gadhafi was falling, i was there at the time, i had never seen so many weapons in my entire life. and they were just being taken from depots,
. ironically john kerry is expected to be confirmed as the next secretary of state tomorrow. again, the benghazi hearing just getting under way on capitol hill. we are keeping an eye on this to bring you the latest. the next report coming up in 30 minutes. john? >> meantime in the bay area, it took hours of cussing, screaming and debates but this morning oakland finally making a decision on a very controversial proposal to reduce violent crime. the issue surrounding hiring one of the best known police experts in america. his name -- bill bratton. kristy smith joining us live at oakland city hall. she has more on the nine-hour debate and the ultimate decision made by the counselor. good morning. >> good morning to you. a heated, passionate debate went on for hours. 260 speakers. in the end the council hired bill bratton. he will be a consultant. one of the first things he'll do and the objective is to come up with a policing plan to bring down crime in oakland. it may start with forums like the one we saw overnight. >> seven ayes, one no. >> thank you. >> shame! shame on you! >> rep
the other big name is john kerry being nominated for secretary of state replacing hillary clinton and the speculation is that he will sail through and there won't be too much trouble with that nomination. >> now, how quickly can we expect these confirmations? >> you know, there's no telling how quickly some of these will go especially in the case of hagel. there may be debate. i think in the case of kerry it will be very quickly. if i had to bet, probably much of the debate over hagel will take place in the press before the vote. they'll probably do that pretty quickly. you don't want to have doubt about the secretary of defense for too awful long. >> let's talk a little bit about the cost of the inauguration. in 2008, it cost $170 million. this one the price tag not known at this point. regardless, getting a little bit of heat especially in this sort of climate that we're in today in terms of the economy. do you think that president obama should have scaled this back? >> he did scale it back quite a bit. i believe there were nine or ten inaugural balls in 2009 and this time there
to their seats, including the man expected to be the next secretary of state, john kerry, from massachusetts. if they seem dressed fairly lightly, there are some regional -- there's john mccain, dianne feinstein, there's some regional heaters in that area. there are blankets provided, as we heard. andrea mitchell is there. we'll keep alternating between this camera and the white house doorway so we don't miss a thing. and andrea, you're seeing the senate leadership fill in. >> yeah. just as senator kerry is coming in and some of the other senators, let me give you an idea of the schedule. there will be a change of power at the state department, as you know, on wednesday of this week. hillary clinton is going before the senate and the house. she's going to be here today in her role both as a former first lady and as the secretary of state. she's going to be testifying on benghazi on wednesday. on thursday before the committee that he chairs still, senator kerry will be introduced by secretary clinton for his confirmation hearing. we're told then that the vote on senator kerry as secretary of
john kerry toe senate confirmation hearing he chaired. it's a safe bet he will get a better reception than the hostile reception they gave hillary clinton on benghazi. after nearly five hours of gruelling testimony, clinton showed rare public emotion talking about the deaths of ambassador chris stevens and three others in benghazi. >> for me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag drape caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters and the lives left alone to raise their children. >> she took the blame for the tragedy. >> i take responsibility and nobody is more committed to getting this right. >> her republican critics wanted to know what she knew and when she knew it. >> the american people deserve to know answers. they certainly don't deserve false answers. >> asking why repeated security warnings were ignored. eeb a cable ambassador stevens sent her september 11th, the day of the attack. >> these officials were screaming
than ten minutes from now senator john kerry begins testifying before the senate foreign relations committee today. this is the first day of confirmation hearings to determine if he'll replace secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> just before 11:00 this morning, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta all set to announce the pentagon reversing its stance on women serving on the front lines. official ban on female troops serving in the front lines has been in place since 1984. >>> a water main break has crews concerned a street could collapse. public works crews have to tear up a section near sir francis drake boulevard and replace it with more stable soil after thousands of gallons of water just spilled on the street overnight. >>> let's take you outside live right now. hp pavilion is the home of your san jose sharks. they are taking on the phoenix coyotes tonight.
on a bit of a life of its own. kerry sanders is in miramar, florida, at the radio station big 105.9. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we're here at the radio show. here, and just about anywhere you go on the dial, this manti te'o story is the topic of conversation. >> so much is riding on what we find out -- >> all right, todd, thank you very much. the important part of it is -- ♪ imaginary lover >> hello. how are you? >> hi, baby, it's me. >> reporter: manti te'o is not talking. but that's not stopping lots of people from weighing in. >> she was a made-up girl. >> imaginary girlfriend. >> picture in picture looking for a 22-year-old woman. >> really shocked. >> very happily in love with a new girl now. she's a wealthy princess from nigeria. >> reporter: in his hometown near honolulu, people say manti te'o is a victim. >> we know manti and we know he wouldn't do that. >> reporter: and on the notre dame campus, support. >> i hope he was a victim, some misunderstanding. >> reporter: on the internet -- >> hello, everyone. i would like to finally introduce you to my boyfriend
, speaks out for the first time. nbc's kerry sanders is outside kelly's home in tampa, florida, this morning. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. it's been three months since news broke of the secret love affair between general david petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. it all came to light after jill kelly, who lives in the house over there, contacted the fbi about what she called threatening e-mails. throughout all of this, jill kelly has remained silent, until now. socialite jill kelly was thrown into the media spotlight last october as the story of general david petraeus and his affair with biographer paula broadwell unfolded. kelly was described in the media as the other, other woman. now she's telling her side of the story in an interview with a reporter for the daily beast, describing the ordeal as a living nightmare. >> jill kelly seemed to me to be someone who didn't quite know what hit her. she doesn't think she did anything wrong. her life has been totally turned upside down. >> kelly came to him to the interview to try to clear her nam
raid at benghazi, libya. her replacement, john kerry, will be sworn in the next day. >>> and what is believed to be the largest study of the flu vaccine during pregnancy, researchers found no evidence that the shot increases the risk of miscarriage. the study, released by the "new england journal of medicine" found that the flu vaccine may prevent some fetal deaths. >>> the aurora, colorado, theater where a shooting ram paige is pages is reopening today. some victims and families are boycotting the reopening ceremony, angry by the theater's response to thtragedy. >>> and wall street, mary thompson at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the dow's five-day win streak coming to a close. the reason? boeing's shares fall as problems happen with the 787 dreamliner. the federal reserve's regional survey found modest growth at year end 012, despite concerns about the fiscal cliff and the looming battle over the debt ceiling. >> mary thompson, thank you. >>> one of television's favorite fathers has died. conrad bains played the father on "different strokes.
, and kerry washington, to kate middleton's face-framing locks. it is the first lady's bangs that will likely draw the most attention, especially leading up to inauguration day. >> here in d.c., we've got a ton of celebrities that are in town. you've got every major politician. you even have world leaders. this is michelle's way of saying you know what, i'm joining twitter. and by the way, check out my new do, i'm looking pretty good. >> reporter: for "today," michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >> thoughts? >> let the bang craziness begin. that's what's going to happen. >> you think? >> i think everybody tries them for a second. then they grow out in a couple weeks anyway. >> i am not -- i can't pull it off. i realized that after i moved on from my spiked hair, lion's mane that i had in middle school. >> if it would cover my receding hairline, i'd go for it. >> we'll get you out clip-on bang. >> that would look nice. >> might have to go there. we'll see. >>> ahead, neither dame linebacker -- notre dame linebacker manti t'eo talks about the hoax with a girlfriend that never existed. >>> sti
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